THRIVE program offers a three week series

BELOIT – The Beloit Parks and Recreation and K-State Research and Extension's Post Rock District in Beloit will host an interactive self-care program "THRIVE" from 12:10 to 12:45 p.m. on three Friday's including Jan. 12, 19 and 26. 

THRIVE is a three week series of 30-minute learning sessions where participants will explore strategies to embrace each day and practice habits that will help you get the most out of each stage in life. Adults, individuals, couples, families, and caregivers are encouraged to participate.

Throughout the lunch-and-learn series, participants will focus on creating an action plan for healthy living, increase understanding about health and wellness indicators, and develop realistic plans for overcoming barriers such as stress and conflict.

THRIVE is free to participants, and there is no RSVP required. Participants are asked to bring their own lunch. 

Often, individuals anxiously awaiting the transition into January. The first month of a new year is named after Janus, who is the god of beginnings according to Roman mythology. Janus is believed to be a two-faced god that looks into both the future and the past.

THRIVE is designed to help focus on a better version of yourself this year. Strides do not have to be long in order to be successful. They simply need to be realistic, meaningful and focused on improving your well-being.

To find complete program details, visit or call the Post Rock District-Beloit Office at 785-738-3597.


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